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Streak hits 51; Junior Scrappers defeat FL 41-14

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Lance Easter

The Nashville Junior Scrappers ran their winning streak to 51 straight games Thursday night with a 41-14 victory over Fountain Lake.

The streak covers the last 2 games of the 2010 season, 9 wins per season in 2011, ’12, ’13, ’14 and ’15, and four games this season.

Nashville outscored Fountain Lake 28-6 in the first half and added 2 TDs in the third quarter.

Lance Easter opened the Scrappers’ scoring on a 4-yard run with 6:25 left in the first quarter. Noe Hernandez kicked the PAT.

Carmillias Morrison added the second TD on a 55-yard run with 1:37 left in the quarter. Again, Hernandez kicked the PAT.

Fountain Lake scored first in the second quarter on a short TD pass but failed to make the 2-point conversion.

Easter ran the ball 51 yards for Nashville’s next score with 4 minutes left in the first half. The PAT was blocked. Jacobe Jefferson scored on a 24-yard run 3 minutes later. Morrison ran the ball in for the 2-point conversion.

In the third quarter, Aaron Lott caught a 43-yard scoring pass from Easter. Hernandez made the extra point.

With 29 seconds left in the third, Jefferson ran for a 63-yard TD. The PAT was no good.

Fountain Lake’s last score of the night came late in the game on a 7-yard run. The PAT was good.

Easter completed 4 of 7 passes for 62 yards and a touchdown.

He ran the ball 5 times for 65 yards and 2 TDs. Morrison had 3 carries for 102 yards and a touchdown. Jefferson ran 3 times for 93 yards and 2 TDs. Stewart had 1 carry for 5 yards.

Lott had 1 reception for 43 yards and a touchdown.

Basiliere had 2 catches for 14 yards. Young made 1 catch for 5 yards.

The Scrappers had 353 yards total offense, including 62 passing and 291 rushing. They held Fountain Lake to 113 yards.

Nashville will travel to Camden Fairview this Thursday for a 7 p.m. kickoff. The eighth grade game will begin at 5:30 p.m.